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Rev. Dr Rene Camilleri
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Rev. Dr Rene’ Camilleri read Theology and Philosophy at the University of Malta between 1972 – 1978. In  1979 he furthered his studies at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome obtaining his Doctorate in Systematic Theology under the tutorship of Profs F. A. Sullivan SJ. In 1988 he took his teaching post in the Department of Fundamental & Dogmatic Theology in the Faculty of Theology at the University of Malta. He teaches Systematic Theology and his main areas of teaching and research are Ecclesiology, Anthropology, Faith and Culture. In 1994 he was Visiting Scholar at Heythrop College, University of London. He had various assignments on the Diocesan level and is a regular contributor in papers and on the Media. He is currently the Archbishop’s Delegate for Catechesis.

Rev. Dr Rene Camilleri



  1. Towards an Explicit Theology of the sensus fidei, Extract from the Doctoral Dissertation, Malta 1987.
  2. ‘Faith and its Openness to Culture’, Paper read and published as part of the proceedings of a Seminar on “Faith and Culture”, University of Malta, October 1996.
  3. ‘Dostoyevsky. Bread before Virtue’, Paper read during a Conference on ‘Theology and Literature’ organized jointly by the Faculty of Theology and the Department of Maltese of the University of Malta, December 1997.
  4. ‘Judaism, Islam and Christianity. The Challenge of Inter-Religious Dialogue to the Faculties of Theology in a Euro-Mediterranean Context’, Paper read at the COCTI Meeting of the European Faculties of Theology, April 1998.
  5. ‘Liberation Theology or the Liberation of Theology?’, published in: The Communist Manifesto. Karl Marx’s Legacy to Humanity, Malta: Malta University Press 2003.
  6. “Creating Identities: Beyond the Hermeneutic of Suspicion”, published in: Homosexuality. Challenging the Stigma (Edd. Paul A. Bartolo & Mark G. Borg), Malta: Interprint Ltd 2003.
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